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HB 37: Law Enforcement Certification


Law Enforcement Certification; Requires law enforcement & correctional officers to pass job-related psychological evaluation performed by mental health professional before initial employment or appointment & every 4 years as condition of continued employment or appointment; requires all criminal justice training schools to receive specified national accreditation by certain date.

Effective Date: 7/1/2017
Last Action: 3/1/2017 House - Withdrawn prior to introduction -HJ 34
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    11/23/2016 House • Filed
    1/9/2017 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 268
    3/1/2017 House • Withdrawn from Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee
    • Withdrawn prior to introduction -HJ 34

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  • HB 37, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 11/23/2016 at 10:22 AM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 960 Law Enforcement Certification Bracy Similar Last Action: 5/5/2017 S Died in Criminal Justice

    Citations - Statutes (11)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    409.1757 Persons not required to be refingerprinted or rescreened. Page 4 (pdf)
    943.13 Officers’ minimum qualifications for employment or appointment. Page 1 (pdf)
    943.131 Temporary employment or appointment; minimum basic recruit training exemption. Page 5 (pdf)
    943.135 Requirements for continued employment. Page 2 (pdf)
    943.1395 Certification for employment or appointment; concurrent certification; reemployment or reappointment; inactive status; revocation; suspension; investigation. Page 8 (pdf)
    943.1397 Officer certification examinations; fee. Page 12 (pdf)
    943.14 Commission-certified criminal justice training schools; certificates and diplomas; exemptions; injunctive relief; fines. Page 4 (pdf)
    943.17296 Training in identifying and investigating elder abuse and neglect. Page 12 (pdf)
    943.173 Examinations; administration; materials not public records; disposal of materials. Page 13 (pdf)
    943.19 Saving clause. Page 13 (pdf)
    943.253 Exemption; elected officers. Page 14 (pdf)

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